The Rise of Hitler and the Nazi’s: The Munich Putsch

The year of 1923 seemed to point towards the impending collapse of the Weimar state; hyper-inflation, crisis in the Ruhr with the French and Belgian occupation and an increasingly disconnected, depressed and desperate population still angry about the humiliation of Versailles seemed on the brink. Emboldened by the rapid rise of his own party andContinue reading “The Rise of Hitler and the Nazi’s: The Munich Putsch”

The Rise of Hitler and the Nazi’s: The seeds of evil and totalitarianism

Despite the chaos, destruction and shame Hitler left as his legacy, his time as ‘Der Fuhrer’ of the German Reich lasted a mere 12 years of his life. An unquestionably talented politician and captivating orator, as well as a genocidal megalomaniac who presided over a racist totalitarian state, Hitler is a complex and fascinating studyContinue reading “The Rise of Hitler and the Nazi’s: The seeds of evil and totalitarianism”

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